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December 19, 2014A group of Earlham student researchers and two faculty members is working with two alums in Nicaragua over winter break to visit coffee farms and research the fungus that is damaging coffee production worldwide.
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December 17, 2014Earlham College is once again in the top 100 of national liberal arts colleges for providing a high-quality education at a reasonable price.
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December 15, 2014A new faculty-student collaborative research project that is tracing the cultural origins of Wall Street’s rise to power is being supported by funding exclusive to Earlham.
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December 10, 2014A new collaboration between Earlham’s WECI-FM and Richmond Civic Theatre (RCT) will fill the airwaves with the sounds from a classic holiday story.
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December 02, 2014Professor of Music Marc Benamou is revealing the meaning behind the words of Javanese gamelan music to musicians outside of Indonesia.
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November 24, 2014Dreams of defending the poor and wrongfully accused are slowly replacing Johnnie Fitzpatrick’s ’16 recurring dream where he relives being shot in the left leg because of someone else’s drug deal gone bad.
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November 12, 2014Earlham students will present innovative solutions to challenges facing early childhood education on Friday as part of an international competition for up to $1 million in start-up money to support new business ventures.
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November 08, 2014Earlham’s impressive fall foliage is among the nation’s best, according to a new list of the “50 Most Beautiful Colleges in the Fall.”
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November 04, 2014Erika Phelps Nishiguchi ‘10, a fourth-year medical student at Michigan State’s College of Human Medicine, recently was selected as one of 22 recipients of a 2014 Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine, which will pay for airfare and up to $1,000 in living expenses for Nishiguchi to research malaria at a lab in Blantyre, Malawi. T
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October 29, 2014A distinguished career defined by decades of service to Earlham and Wayne County has earned Vice President of Community Relations Avis Stewart ’74 the highest honor Indiana awards in recognition of exemplary public service.
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October 28, 2014Major moves at Earlham College will be the subject of a forum by President David Dawson this week.
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October 20, 2014Earlham alumni have never seen the arts on campus like this. The College will kick off Homecoming Weekend on Friday with a showcase of more than 20 performances and demonstrations to commemorate the opening of the Center for Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). The $22 million complex puts the Art, Music and Theatre Arts departments under one roof for the first time.
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October 17, 2014Earlham’s exceptional commitment to the the impact and quality of science research will be showcased next week at the Natural Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Conference.
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October 14, 2014The six conveners of Earlham’s Outdoors Club think outside activities are a sure way to become fully present. The club has seen increased participation, with more than 40 people registering for its first event, but conveners stress that people of all skill levels are welcome to join. Planned activities accommodate beginners through advanced.
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October 14, 2014Earlhamites benefit from public policy and advocacy training from the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the oldest and largest peace-lobbying organization in Washington, D.C.
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October 01, 2014A new cyber infrastructure at Earlham will enhance scientific research, faculty-student collaboration and hands-on learning.
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September 22, 2014The Joseph Moore Museum’s vertebrate collections, including more than 12,000 specimens, will soon be made available to scientists worldwide as a result of a $149,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
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September 16, 2014Visiting Professor of Psychology Rachael Reavis wants to know how children resolve conflict and build stronger friendships. She has begun a study called “Thoughtful Friends” that could help find new way to help children age 7 to 9 who are having social problems.
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September 16, 2014Beginning in 2005 with Emily Whiston ‘05, a steady stream of Earlham graduates have gained valuable experience at the Schepens Eye Research Institute/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Research Institute, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
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September 15, 2014Earlham College has been recognized for enhancing the profile of Wayne County.
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September 11, 2014Professor of Religion Michael Birkel’s conversations with 25 leading Muslims is the subject of a new popular book.
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September 09, 2014Earlham College ranks among the top 10 national liberal arts colleges for the faculty’s “unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching,” according to the 2015 U.S. News and World Report rankings released today.
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September 09, 2014Visiting artist Findlay Cockrell's solo piano recital was the first public event at the new Center for Visual and Performing Arts since it opened in August. The 47,200-square-foot, $22 million facility puts the College’s Art, Music and Theatre Arts departments under one roof for the first time.
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September 03, 2014The Earlham Quakers football team will kickoff the 2014 season on Saturday with the first night game in campus history and a tailgate party to celebrate the occasion.
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September 02, 2014Tyrian Robertson ’17 sees how the broader world is at work in her life and is inspired to use her skills and abilities to benefit others. After graduation, Robertson hopes to start a nonprofit that helps areas recover from natural disasters.
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August 29, 2014Clarice Perryman’s ’16 sophomore year ended with a 21-day excursion across Europe as part of Earlham’s Urban Policy and Climate Change May Term. One of the many international May Terms offered at Earlham, Perryman earned a full scholarship to experience how cities in Denmark, Germany, England and France approach challenges related to sustainability.
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August 29, 2014More than 70 percent of the 312 students finished in the top quarter of their class in high school, with 39 percent graduating in the top 10 percent. The class also earned an average ACT composite score of 28, and an average SAT two-part total score of 1250.
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August 27, 2014Earlham College is making a bold statement about its commitment to the arts as the 2014-15 academic year begins today. The College opened the doors to the $22 million Center for Visual and Performing Arts, a 47,200-square-foot complex that is home to the Music, Theatre Arts and Art departments.
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August 20, 2014Most contemporary leaders in the United States lack the moral or political clout needed to end the escalating violence seen in Ferguson, Missouri, following the killing of an unarmed Black teenager by a White police officer, says Associate Professor and Director of African American Studies James Logan.
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August 13, 2014Earlham's Border Studies Program is offering students a front-row seat of the changing face of immigration. With reports of 60,000 unaccompanied immigrant children arriving at the U.S./Mexico border in the last year, students can gain perspective on the unfolding humanitarian debate as thousands of children are either detained or allowed to enter U.S. public schools this fall.
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